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congress to bail him out of the so-called defense sequester, nearly $500 billion cut in funding to our defense department that will cost thousands of jobs and undoubtedly weaken our national security. here is jay carney offering a bag and consuming answer as he tries to shift the responsibility for action from the president to congress. >> the president was clear he believes if we don't have the time or the are not inclined in the short term to accept the offer that he put forward that would resolve the sequester and then some with deficit reduction that we should at the very least take action for temporary buydown just as we did at the end of the year of the sequester to prevent the terrible impact of the sequester. lou: a panel trying to diagram the sequester. he points out the house has already passed two separate bills to replace the sequester but both of those bills are allowed to die and demographically controlled senate. he has had it with the obama way of doing business that he is content to allow the white house bipartisan sequester to take affect on march 1. >> let me make cl
. we will see you tomorrow. >> good evening for defense secretary leon panetta and joint chiefs chairman and did to the senate armed services committee that they talked with president obama exactly once during the terrorist attack on the american consulate, said deadly super winter storm to bring historic snowfall, coastal flooding, while conditions and 3 feet of snow are expected. what is the department of homeland's security doing with all of the ammunition in its buying? another enormous ammunition purchase. agenda paula talk now about one point* 6 billion crowns over the past 10 months alone. we begin with the testimony of outgoing defense secretary panetta and chairman of joint chiefs general the see both bringing the ugly truth to light of the administration's handling of thank on see -- benghazi resulting in the death of chris stevens. lindsay gramm talked with president obama only once on the day of the attack. >> he relied with myself and the generals capabilities. he knows what we deployed and we presented that to him said he knew generally was deployed with as specifi
with the testimony of outgoing defense secretary panetta and chairman of joint chiefs general the see both bringing the ugly truth to light of the administration's handling of thank on see -- benghazi resulting in the death of chris stevens. lindsay gramm talked with president obama only once on the day of the attack. >> he relied with myself and the generals capabilities. he knows what we deployed and we presented that to him said he knew generally was deployed with as specifics to time he left that up to us. lou: he said he was bothered by the lack of security and admitted the state department never ask for any help from the military. >> did you ever get the message they could not sustain an attack on the consulate? >> was tracking that intelligence. >> did you receive that information? >> i did. >> get to the bodies. >> a great deal. >> why were forces in place ready to respond? >> we never received a request to do so. lou: we never received a request to do so. meanwhile the defense secretary could not answer a simple question was in charge trying to save the lives of the men murdered that night
yourself from an arms intruder. the president's nominee for defense secretary takes incoming fire on capitol hill over his stance on iran and israel. even as iran and threatens israel for its attack on it syria. former u.s. a message of the united nations jumbles and joins us next. ♪ the boys use capital one venture miles for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their ddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but with the capital one venture card you get double miles you can actually use. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on my fantasy team. ♪ ♪ lori: president obama's date to be the next defense secretary faces critics on the hill today. too soft on a run and not tight enough with israel. fox news chief congressional correspondent tells us whether decade ago won any of his opponents over. >> after two months of public criticism over his nomination become secretary of defense former republican senator chuck a gold star ear
of jobs in jeopardy from classrooms to the pentagon and defense contractors like lockheed martin which today announced hundreds of layoffs. mr. obama said damage can be stopped if only republicans will instead accept the white house final offer from last december, meaning of to $600 billion more tax hikes through cutting deductions plus cuts to medicare and other programs. >> my health care proposals to achieve the same amount of savings by the beginning of the next decade as the reforms that have been proposed by the bipartisan bowles and sent this commission which republicans were not amused the president added is live of and around this anti house majority leader eric cantor was delivering a big speech. specific spending cuts and no knew tax hikes to shut off the sequester. >> there is no greater moral imperative then to reduce the mountain of debt that is facing us, our children, and there's. >> white house officials say they have been specific about $350 billion in medicare cuts. when asked when the president does not meet the deadline for unveiling his budget for the third straig
for another short term fix to avoid the defense sequester, the congressional budget office out with a bleak outlook on unemployment, and we will be talking about that with a former cbo director here in just moments. on wall street today stocks rebounded from yesterday's sell-off. the worst of the year to date. oriole prices rising today for the best levels in more than six years, selling and a faster rate. the dow jones industrials up 99 points, s&p up 15 and a half holding above the 1500 level. the nasdaq gaining 40. volume on the big board, three nap billion shares. joe going private, the deal led by michael dell. microsoft lending $2billion to the deal. in the bond market today interest rates rose. the 10-year rising back above 2%. gold down $2.90 per ounce, oil up $0.47, pushing the price of a barrel of crude to 9664 system beginning of the year. risen almost $4 per barrel. as the price of crude has risen, of course, so as the price of a gallon of gasolin. aaa says the national average price of a gallon of unleaded is $3.503, the highest has ever been for this time of year. last year at
to be the head of the cia. we listened to the outgoing defense secretary, panetta, say that the president of the united states and the secretary of state were not involved in the entire period in washington, d.c. in the -- in the benghazi attack, acknowledging for the first time. we have some -- first, your reaction to that revelation by secretary panetta. >> well, first of all, what seems to be the problem is the decision by the administration not to identify the threat before they strike. that's huge. meaning in libya, according to the cables we read, we did not see that this is a threat, and if we don't see that this is a threat, we don't actually -- we are not prepared. lou: i have to say that we don't see that as a threat when we watched the british embassy be bombed, the british ambassador attacked, watched the international red cross withdrawal from benghazi, what -- how large a tyke would be writ in order for us to get the message? this is 5 -- a frightening, frightening episode. >> we're not looking at the ideology of the guys. they are the basic attitude that we consider them as
create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. the dow jones industrials tonight above 14,000 for the first time since october of 2007. it just 155 points from its all-time high. the s&p regaining the 1500 level, the labor department today reporting 157,000 jobs were created last month, almost 170,000 people, however, dropped out of the workforce, despite all of that. the national unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage. it now stands at 7.9. eight and a half million people have dropped out of the work force since president obama took office. the developments overseas tonight. a suicide bomber attack. the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing one, injuring three others. the white house calling it an act of terrorism, the eighth attack on a u.s. embassy since hillary clinton was named secretary of state. coming on this, her less than the job. president obama to they retreated on the obamacare contraception mandate. the department of health and human services announcing that religiously affiliated organizations can opt out of
cuts in the defense budget pursuing larger missions in, of all places, north africa. >> well, i think we need to prevent th spread of terrorism to north africa because as we learned in afghanistan. lou: it is too late. >> no pomade is not. lou: it is there. >> but you cannot prove it. it takes persistence and patience. that is what people wonder. lou: winning in afghanistan. within six months of our forces principally covert entering afghanistan in the wake of september 11th we one. >> right. it is what they do afterwards. >> but there has to be a difference. you have to draw a distinction between a counter-terrorism policy which this administration has in the counterinsurgency policy. that is preventing these people from getting land on which they can mount attacks. lou: your view on this? counterinsurgency, counter-terrorism, you know, frankly, i know i am being simplistic year and routed squarely in the way of simplistic outlook. the fact of the matter is, as an american, i am not interested in counter-terrorism, counterinsurgency. i am only interested in our interest and getting t
that they are good for what the supreme court said, which is self-defense. a police officer today as a standard down with a standard capacity magazine, lebanon to 19 rounds, in that patrol car, you will sometimes find an error -- ar-15 gun. but they are carrying them for the law protection of the health and others. lou: david, it's great to talk with you. thank you so much. come back soon. president obama will return to immigration reform tomorrow. meeting with labor and progressive leaders and a number of eeo's about his plans to push a bipartisan bill, as the white house calls it, through congress this year. senator chuck schumer saying that janet napolitano would be the one person responsible for determining whether order security is strong enough to allow a pathway to citizenship. that put him at odds with senator marco rubio and others on the so-called bipartisan gang of eight. senator rubio said local officials and law enforcement should play an important role in making that determination. while senator schumer pushes for the immigration plan that includes a commission of officials on the sout
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